How to get silly at a Cambodian wedding

What do you do when your neighbour in a foreign country invites you to a wedding conveniently held at the end of your driveway that very night? You go of course. Frenzied we attempted to figure out our combined wardrobe options. Nothing quite right for a wedding we opted for respectful. After we had scrounged…

It all depends on the price of the fish

It was the day we were finally going to explore our surrounds. After a week in Arcadia, we had barely left the grounds. The river tempting us into its abyss every morning and not letting us go until night. But we had finally woken up on the adventure side of the bed and we were…

Speeding to paradise in Cambodia

It’s an unusual thing indeed to find an orderly transport system when backpacking through SE Asia. I had gotten used to showing up to delayed transport services, disorganized companies and just general mishap. I’d experienced overbooked buses in Laos with passengers having to sit on the floor for up to nine hours, to transfers in…

There’s nothing wrong with Koh Rong

We’ve all seen The Beach and some of us may have even read the book (so much more disturbing!). However, for those who haven’t seen the movie or read Alex Garland’s novel, I’ll share with you the very basics. (I won’t address the plot or major themes it explores so don’t worry about spoilers.) ***…